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and the protests are headed to our area. we'll explain. >>> more reaction from toyota following the latest setback. we'll have more. ♪ my subaru saved my life. i won't ever forget that. love. it's what makes a subaru a subaru. >>> toyota says engineers are working to correct the stability problem on the 2010 lexus gs 460. because of rollover danger, the magazine consumer reports slapped a do not buy rating on the truck. toyota immediately stopped selling these models in the united states. toyota says it does plan to testing the safety of all of its sport utility models one more time. >>> a 9-11 style terror plot has been uncovered in iraq. u.s. security officials say iraqi forces kept it from happening. they arrested two men who are allegedly part of al-qaeda in iraq. they weren't far in their planning but they did apparently plot to hijack airplanes and target crimes. >>> michelle obama met with her mexican counterpart yesterday. this is bels obama's firefighters solo foreign trip. next month, president obama and the first lady will hold a state dinn
. the numbers reflect toyota's fading reputation after a massive recall of millions of vehicles. but analysts say it also shows a growing respect for ford. its reputation revived because it did not accept the taxpayer bailout whale make a better, more fuel efficient car. gm says they are designing and producing best cars they've ever produced. rising sales allowed them to repay their loan years ahead of schedule. >> people are buying chevrolet. they are buying buick. they are buying gmc and they are buying cadillac and they are buying because third party experts agree our quality, our value, our design and our performance are rapidly improving. >> this survey was conducted in march when toyota's recall schedule was in the news. then only 15% of those polled said toyota make the best car. that is town from 25% in 2006. in washington, brian wilson, fox news. >>> speaking of money, ben frank lynn get august bit of a make over. we are talking about the benjamins in your wallet. >> the $100 bill is getting a new look. bad news for counterfeiters. we'll show you the changes coming up next. >>> welc
to recover. -- >> the other shooting victim is expected to recover. >>> an anonymous official from toyota says the company is not directly admitting fault but wants to move on. the$16.4million the largest government penalty ever issued. federal investigators say toyota waited for four months to report problems with the gas pedal and issue a recall. >>> an update now on the developing story involving volcanic ash from iceland. experts say now it could reach the canadian coast today. some care lines have safely tested the air over northern europe but meteorologists warn that the ash cloud is still unpredictable and still potentially dangerous. europe other than union officials say about half of the flights scheduled for today should be able to operate. britain's major airports will stay closed through tomorrow morning. that is prompting the british government to announce it will send navy ships across the english chan told pick up some of the thousands of britons stranded by the ash cloud. >> we try to do the best. we saw washington now. we walked all over the places. museum tours, the wash
block of alabama avenue in southeast. the driver of that toyota was killed after being struck by a speeding van. a child who was riding in that vehicle is said to be in critical condition. of his in the car. witnesses say the van was traveling dangerously fast. >> i was coming down and the traffic was slowing up right here and i looked in my rearview mirror and this van was coming. it seemed like to me he was doing about 100 miles per hour. he pulled on the side of the incoming traffic and he hit the car right there and that was pretty much everything. >> the driver of the van was rescued after the collision sparked a small fire. no word on if any charges will be filed. >>> d.c. police say they think the murder of brian betts is not random and it is likely he had some connection to the killer. the lack of details has left his neighbors in silver spring worried. >> we are taking more precautions now. we are considering getting an alarm system now. pretty nerve wracking. >> the investigation now cents are on two key pieces of evidence, betts' home, his blue suv that was taken th
against cheating. >>> there are new concerns aboutited to toyota's public image after a questionable e- mail from one top official to another is exposed. he wrote an. mail obtained by the associated press that says, quoted, the time to hide this one is over. the u.s. public relations executive irv miller wrote the note on january 16th, dave days before they announced a massive recall. the obama administration fined toyota $16 million for not alerting government officials quickly enough. no word on whether toyota plans to pay the fine or fight it. >>> whitney houston is in a paris hospital i'm spokesperson for the sing are claims she has an upper respiratory infection. the illness is forcing houston to tea lay her european tour. insiders are already wondering if he will be ready to perform. >>> the ipad not performing so well so far. now, the computer giant is making an admission. >>> the heat will object for one more day before some changes come to our forecast. we are checking the forecast plus your thursday commute all coming up next. you take a look at traffic out on the beltway at
. >>> toyota says it has not been note nid yet but it knows the u.s. government is proposing a record $16.4 million fine for failing to alert regulators about safety problems. the government is accusing toyota of hiding a dangerous defect, the sticking gas pedal. >>> you take the beautiful weather and the big crowds in the tidal basin and that meant great news fr metro. >> coming up n, some record- setting numbers that could have far-reaching effects. >>> also in a couple of moments, the latest on today's hot weather forecast and julie wright wi be along with an update on the traffic. we'll have that and more in just a few moments. >>> the newest redskin, donovan mcnabb, going to be introduced to the d.c. media in just a couple of hours. this is video of him leaving dulles yesterday giving a wave to the folk. a news conference set for noon today and we'll have that live for you here on fox 5. >> didn't i read somewhere he will keep his number. >> he will keep number 5. i can't and colt brennan will switch to a different number. >> 15. >> all right. >> very good. >> something exciting. >>
in the 17th month in the past 18. toyota has been under fire since initiating a recall and they use the inntives to sell over 180,000 vehicles in march. that is an increase of almost 41%. are americans getting over their fears about toyota quality control? the numbers indicate as much. chrysler, on the other hand, they are being left behind. year over year sales are down 8%. but up 10% from february's numbers. things are going so well in the ought motive business even chrysler fans can find something to cheer about. we're watching your money fox business. in new york, i'm chris cotter. >>> we still have plenty ahead on fox 5 morning news. >> reporter: students at howard university were hit in a string of robberies across this part of the city. we'll tell you how the suspect may have gotten in what should have been a locked building. carol loves to rescue dogs, and spends a lot of her time and money doing that. [ carol ] they're all rescues, yeah. thank you. thank you. so i decided to make my home their home. it just makes it a little harder to se for myself. we showed her how wachov
lane. >>> we have yet another consumer alert involving toyota. there is a warning about its upscale lexus suv. consumer reports gave the electric us gs 460 a safety rating so bad that consumers are being told not to buy. it the group says the vehicle's electronic traction control doesn't react quickly enough and can't stop the vehicle from rolling over. this is the first time in nine years the group has issued that warning. electric us has stopped selling the vehicle but it does insist the gs 460 meets or exceeds awful federal government's testing. coming up later in the 9:00 hour, stay tuned because we'll have a representative from toyota joining us live. we'll be ask her about this late development. >>> and we all have a consumer alert about the beef you eat. the usda says that beef could be filled with pest advisory, vet theiry drugs and heavy metals. cattle producers already screen for bacteria con tam nafnts like e. coli and salmonella and they could soon be testing for chemicals as well. the epa and fda have to set up acceptable levels. -- they already screen for bacteria cont
in the 3600 block of alabama avenue. police say the driver of the van that crashed into the toyota killing mary winbush and seriously injuring four children is now facing manslaughter charges. he has a suspended license and dui. police say his van crossed the center line and hit another car so hard it flipped into the air and flipped over. >>> a teenager has drowned in the patuxent river. police got a call that a 15- year-old had jumped into the water in anne arundel county just before 4:00 yesterday. rescue crews and boats searched the area for more than an hour and a half before finding the boy's body. his name has not yet been released. >>> a pioneer, a crusader, the passionate fighter for civil rights. >> just a few of a long list of accolades for dorothy height. dr.height died early tuesday at howard university hospital. but besides being a force for social justice, she is also fondly being remembered for a staple in her wardrobe. >> she was a fighter, a warrior and she always had this warm smile. i love her hats. i love the way she tressed. >> i could never forget dorothy with those
a troubleshooting page on its web site to try to help the users. >>> toyota extending the deadline on its newent septemberives through the end of the month. the company will continue to offer discounts on leases on eight models including the camry, the corolla and rav 4. they are also offering zero financing and a maintenance program. >>> electric cars are already rolling off the assembly line but consumer still have a lot questions about practicality, cost and power. fox 5's money reporter melanie alnwick introduces to us a local company that is working on the answers. >> reporter: every day you charge your phone and your computer. what you f. you had to charge your car once, twice a day. russell rankin has 10 electric cars to charge daily for his e- cruisers in annapolis. >> i use my brother's house, my own house, some friends' houses. i knew every coke machine in three states and the district of columbia. >> reporter: as electric vehicles start hitting the roads, few condos and businesses will want cars sucking up their power for free. >> i said, yeah, that is interesting. that is a problem i
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